Delta Air Lines Receives First Airbus A350

Delta Air Lines has become the first North American carrier to operate the advanced Airbus A350.   Taking delivery of the first of 25 A350s on order from the French manufacturer in Toulouse, the Atlanta-based airline begins its fleet modernization with the composite jet as competition intensifies with rivals American Airlines and United Airlines. The … Continue reading

China Airlines Set For London Return With A350

Skyteam member China Airlines has announced plans to relaunch nonstop flights between Taipei and London from 1 December 2017, a route which it abandoned in 2012.   Flown using its new Airbus A350 jets that boast improved operating economics, the 13-hour flights will run 4 days a week between Taipei (Taoyuan) and London (Gatwick). Flight … Continue reading

Lufthansa Presents New A350

Lufthansa has presented its first Airbus A350, the newest addition to its fleet, in a launch ceremony held at the Lufthansa Technik hangar in Munich.   Invited guests and members of the media joined Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr, Bavarian Finance Minister Dr. Markus Söder, Munich Airport CEO Dr. Michael Kerkloh and Airbus CEO Thomas … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines To Launch Flights To Stockholm

Singapore Airlines has announced plans to launch a new Stockholm service next year, marking its debut in Sweden. Beginning 30 May 2017, the Star Alliance member will fly the route 5 times weekly, which will be operated via Moscow (Domodedovo) and codeshared with partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines.   Flight SQ 362 will depart Singapore at … Continue reading

New Premium Economy Cabin For Iberia

Spanish carrier Iberia has unveiled its new premium economy cabin, becoming the latest airline to offer the product as it looks to improve its onboard offerings to better compete and raise revenues.   Beginning in summer 2017, the Oneworld member will install the new seats on 37 of its long-haul aircraft, which are used on … Continue reading